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CNBC
Aug 23, 2013 7:00pm EDT
. president obama seems very conflicted about what to do, and i'm not sure i can really blame him, but more and more cities and states are blaming obama care for cutting their government worker jobs and work hours. this ill-advised health care law is likely to cut more private sector jobs than the budget-cutting sequester. all of that and more coming up on "the kudlow report" coming up right now. ♪ ♪ ♪ >>> first up tonight's speaker of the house john boehner says republicans will not shut down the government over obama care. cnbc's john harwood has that story for us. good evening, john. >> reporter: congress returns in just over two weeks to a huge fight over government spending and debt. with no agreement in sight between the white house and congressional republicans, both sides are trying to prepare the ground for the battle and the economic bus tour president obama today tried to rally public opinion against a possibility of a government shutdown aimed at his health care law. most recently there's been threats that we would shut down the government unless we agreed to roll back the
FOX News
Aug 23, 2013 2:00pm PDT
the mainstream media seems to report on crimes where the minority are victims. and president obama and eric holder seems to weigh in only when it fits their race narrative. i. e., if i had a son, you know the rest. two murders, likely motivated by race -- >> i think it is safe to say that there is very little white on black violence. it is usually black on black violence, so when you say it happens, it doesn't happen all that often. >> but the black on white happens at a far greater rate than white on black? >> yes, but it is still a small percentage on murders that are done. usually it is between minorities. >> can i ask you, is it a very high percentage of white on black crime? we heard president obama weigh in on a couple of white on black crimes. >> i understand that -- first of all, i don't think that anybody ought to weigh in on the crimes to begin with, but if you're going to weigh in on them it seems to me you ought to balance the scales. like al sharpton, jesse jackson did do it, is to weigh on one, which is the opposite. clear the slate, everybody shut up. >> that is the problem,
CSPAN
Aug 23, 2013 7:00pm EDT
rules of congress. not just obama, but all presidents. cherry picking about who is the bad person and who is not is so suspicious. -- thoser those of its of us who have been in the business for some time, this is not the first time residential travel has been the focus of groups. stories about kennebunkport. why did bill clinton always go to martha's vineyard? priceey paying a proper for the houses they rent? these issues of been explored in every administration i have seen in washington since the 1980's. >> we will take one or two more calls, and then wrap things up with our guest. these -- caller: lobbyists, i think they ought to be outlawed. is just bribery, if you think about it. it is just bribery, paying off the politicians, putting money in their pockets for what their goal is, not the people's goal. that is what i have to say. host: is there any aspect of this we have not talked about that you want to bring up, anything else we should know? guest: not really. i think it has been good to hear the opinions of people in the real world about this, and about the presidential st
FOX News
Aug 23, 2013 1:00am PDT
for watching us tonight. the biggest failure of the obama administration that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. in order for more than 300 million americans to have a chance at prosperity, you need a vibrant economy. at this point the usa does not have one. that is now on president obama. as you may know, the president's economic vision is focused on so-called economic justice, giving help to americans who don't have very much, providing vast entitlements means big spending and taxation. the president doesn't seem to trust the capitalist civic, instituting new regulations in the marketplace, inhibiting business expansion. the social justice economic plan is failing. the u.s. economy is stagnant, thus quality of life is going down in this country. here are the facts to back that statement up. 7 out of 8 jobs created during the obama administration have been part time jobs. 54% of american workers make less than $30,000 a year. when mr. obama took office, he averaged unemployment paid to an individual was 20 weeks. now it's 37 weeks. number of americans who have stopped loo
MSNBC
Aug 23, 2013 7:00am PDT
>>> good morning. i'm chris jansing. >>> president obama this morning is under roux nuenewed attack f republicans even though he is facing a decision about enormous crisis in syria and hitting the road again right now to talk about the economy. let's start with the threats. republicans have spent the summer threatening a government shutdown when they go back to washington. 80 of the most conservative house republicans have sent a letter to speaker boehner urging him to defund obama care. which, in the process, could bring the wheels of government to a screeching halt. >> and then, finally, now what we have got is republicans talking about the idea that they would shut down the government, bad for the economy, bad for not just people who work for the government, but all of the contractors who -- and the defense folks and everybody who is impacted by the services that they receive from the federal government, we should shut that down because republicans after having taken 40 votes to try to get rid of obama care see this as their last gasp. >> now a few republicans are even going a st
MSNBC
Aug 23, 2013 2:00pm PDT
that should have bipartisan support. of course, so should obama care. it's actually a really good idea. it's going to work. yeah. used to be a republican idea. there was a governor in massachusetts set it up. it's working really well. but some of the reforms we're proposing we can make on our own. we're going to work with colleges to keep costs down. we're going to work with states to make higher education a bigger priority in the budget. and by the way, students, we're going to also ask a little more from you, too, when it comes to you receiving financial aid. because you're going to have responsibilities, as well. and these reforms won't be popular with all the institutions out there because some of them are doing okay with the status quo. even if their students aren't graduating, they're still getting the money. but i'm not concerned with the institutions. i'm concerned with the students. i want the students to get a good deal. the institutions are there to serve the students. and educate the young people. so my plan comes down to three main goals. number one, i'm directing my administr
FOX Business
Aug 23, 2013 7:00pm EDT
's been a great week. have a great weekend. ♪ lou: thank you for being with us, president obama's middle east policies are no more coherent tonight than two and a half years ago when he insisted on mubarak's departure from power. the administration's lack of a clear foreign policy objective in eggpt dpled to the overthrow of mubarak. the muslim brotherhood's asession to power, and now the secular military's removal of egyptian president morsi and the violent and deadly clashes between security forces and morsi supporters that have followed. the white house, again today refused to exj -- acknowledge whether they will continue to send aid to the egyptian government and mill their that reportedly killed hundreds since the beginning of last week, and pro-morsi demonstrators are blamed for the death of dozens of police, security forces, and christians who blame the muslim brotherhood for the torching, looting, and destruction of as many as 40 coptic christian churches. he's been in prison for two years, and proximate result cleareddhim of a corruption charge, the former president's release st
FOX News
Aug 23, 2013 3:00pm PDT
. jurors had the option to make him eligible for parole after 20 years. >>> up next, president obama sends a message about what he is not willing to do in syria. >>> here's what some of our fox affiliates around the country are covering tonight. wsvn in south florida shows us how a sailboat and bridge got up close and personal in ft. lauderdale. wnyw in new york asks if the concept of water has a future in the big apple. water. really? and elsewhere. a live look at boston from fox 25. the latest on former football star aaron hernandez murder case. the suspect's cousin was in court today on a criminal contempt charge. that's tonight's live look outside of the beltway from "special report." we'll be right back. i think she tried to kill us. [ sighs ] are you kidding me? no, it's only 15 calories. [ male announcer ] with reddi wip, fruit never sounded more delicious. mmm. [ male announcer ] with 15 calories per serving and real cream, the sound of reddi wip is the sound of joy. [ ship horn blows ] no, no, no! stop! humans. one day we're coming up with the theory of relativity, the next... not
PBS
Aug 23, 2013 2:30pm PDT
" reporting from washington. president obama says the alleged chemical attack in syria is a big event of grave concern but the british take it a step further. course we do believe that this is a chemical attack by the assad regime on a large scale. >> 40 people are killed and hundreds wounded after two car explosions ripped through the lebanese city of tripoli. one photographer shows us the many ways in which martin luther king is portrayed across the u.s.. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and all and around the globe. a big event of grave concern, that is how president obama has described the alleged chemical attack outside of damascus earlier this week. the british foreign secretary has said in no uncertain terms that his government leaves that syrian regime attacked its own people. even russia has joined calls for leading you when inspectors investigate. letting you when .nvestigators in >> treating the injured from the alleged chemical attack in the damascus suburbs. adults and children, frantic medical workers. still unverified, but this new footage is from a syrian
MSNBC
Aug 23, 2013 11:00am PDT
. thanks so much. >>> the news nation is also following president obama, who just wrapped up a town hall meeting at binghamton university in new york. now he heads to scranton, pennsylvania, the final stop of his two-day bus tour centered on his new proposals for cutting college costs. the president also remains focused on other issues, including the crisis in syria. here's what he told cnn in his first comments since an alleged chemical attack on wednesday. >> what we've seen indicates this is clearly a big event of grave concern. that starts getting to some core national interests that the united states has, both in terms of us making sure that weapons of mass destruction are not proliferating as well as needing to protect our allies, our bases in the region. this is something that is going to require america's attention and hopefully the entire international community's attention. >> in egypt today supporters of ousted president mohamed morsi took to the streets in defiance of orders by egyptian authorities to end their protest. meantime, in his interview with cnn, president obama als
MSNBC
Aug 23, 2013 1:00pm PDT
, august 23rd. for the president, it's not sleep till scranton. ♪ >> president obama set off on a two-day bus tour. >> i can mag big news. >> the bottom line is higher education cannot be a luxury. >> it's astonishing to the watch the self-destruction of the republican party. >> there is no more important regulatory reform. >> 40 votes to try to. >> repeal every single word. >> of obama care. >> here you have the speaker of the house saying let's put that fight off. >> i can't force these folks to do what's right. >> i think we're going to have another constitutional crisis. >> that's called impeachment. >> throws around i" word. >> the president obama is a personal friend of mine. >> talk of impeachment gets into the realm of birth certificate. >> amazing grace how swede the sound that saved a wretch like me. >> penny wise and pound foolish. >> president obama is on the road facing down his latest detractors in congress while getting to hear from everyday americans in atown haul meeting in new york as he deliberates matters from the economy and crisis to the economy and the crisis in
MSNBC
Aug 23, 2013 11:00am EDT
town halls, oklahoma senator tom coburn throws around the "i" word when talking about president obama. impeachment. >> those are serious things but we are at a serious time and so whether -- i don't have the legal background to know if that rises to high crimes and misdemeanors. but i think they are getting perilously close, quite frankly, to think he's in a difficult position he's put himself in and if it continues, i think we are going to have another constitutional kris in our president in terms of the president. >> he isn't the only one spending the recess talking around that buzz word. here is why it has people talking. this is a republican who calls the president a friend. the president even pinned the write-up on the senator when he made this year's time 100. >> he said, now the president is a good friend of mine and i consider him a friend. can you imagine how he treats people who aren't his friend? >> he is an intelligent man. he is a smart politician. one day he says let's shut down the government and defend obama care and then he goes to a town hall and panders like there i
CNN
Aug 23, 2013 9:00am PDT
is in our long time national interest. >> egypt, syria and afghanistan, president obama sitting down with for a one-on-one interview to discuss all of it. >>> chaos on the street. we'll get a live report from tripoli. >> an american kidnapped and tortured by al qaeda tells us the story of his escape. >>> welcome to "around the world." i'm suzanne malveaux. >> i'm ivan watson. >> tensions are rising in the middle east have two huge explosions. an israeli military strike inside lebanese territory. >> israel says it was a terror site and ordered the strike in direct response to yesterday's rocket attack on israel. >> arwa damon is joining us. we're going to get to the israeli strike in a moment. first, you're in tripoli. these are the two massive explosions that happened earlier today. you can see the moment of impact in the video that we're going to play this for you right there. what have we learned about those two attacks and who's behind them. there's that shot. >> reporter: that's some pretty dramatic video. we're standing in front of the mosque where that took place. you can see t
Al Jazeera America
Aug 23, 2013 2:00am EDT
attack happened in a suburb of damascus. here's what we know right now. president obama is directing the u.s. intelligence community to quickly gather information about the use of chemical weapons in syria. the u.s. state department said despite syrian claims the state department does not have the means of chemical warfare, syrian government is denying the charge. >> reporter: images of syrian civilians dead and wounded from alleged chemical attacks are bringing new call for military intervention. in france the foreign minister said the international community must respond with force. >> france's position is that there must be a reaction. what does that mean, a reaction? not sending troops on the ground, but a reaction, not only of course of international condemnation, but a reaction that could take the shape of the use of force. >> reporter: but in the u.s. view is less decisive. >> we're still focused on nailing down the facts the intel community is focused on that, the administration is focused on that. if these reports are true it would be an outrageous use of of the weapons by t
Comedy Central
Aug 22, 2013 11:00pm PDT
licence to do. but the obama administration is already gearing up for battle. >> the obama administration today challenged voting laws it says discriminate on the basis of race. attorney general eric holder made the announcement in philadelphia pledging to focus first on texas within texas first, okay. apparently eric hold certificate apparent-- approaching voter rights protection like we his first day in prison. look, i'm going find the biggest-- there and beat the [bleep] out of him. i'm sending a message here. the other states will fall in line. (applause) but look, look, i've got to say what has texas done to deserve that? >> literally two hours after the court's ruling, texas official said they would begin enforcing a new voter requirement even though a federal court struck down the law because it quote imposes strict unforgiving burdens on the poor and racial minorities in texas. >> come on, texas. what were you doing for two whole hours? did it take you that long to make the call because your hand was shaking too much from the excitement of being able to disenfranchise voters? and
MSNBC
Aug 23, 2013 9:00am PDT
. and yet when president obama was inaugurated in january of 2009, 79% of people believed race relations in the country are good. now it's only 52%. the african-american poverty rate, in 1966 when the statistics were first kept for african-americans was 41.8%, four in ten. in 2011 it was 27.6%. still high, but enclosuclearly lower. and the black high school graduation rate in 1964 was only 25%, only a quarter. in 2012 it was 85%. give us your assessment, congresswoman, of how far we've come or how far we still have to go in terms of dr. king's dream. >> well, thank you very much. obviously we've made tremendous gains over the past 50 years, but things change. it is not that you can take a look at what happened 50 years ago and simply talk about the progress. you must understand the complications of a growing society. those complications are oftentimes exacerbated by lingering discrimination and racism and marginalization, and so you still have some of that, which makes the fight a little bit different. however, the struggle must continue because while we have made progress, we certainly
KRON
Aug 23, 2013 4:00am PDT
. president obama is speaking out on the chemical weapons attack in syria. what the u.s. is doing following the "event of grave concern". president barack obama is calling a possible chemical weapons attack in syria "big event of grave concern." obama says the u.s. is still seeking confirmation that toxic gases were used in syria. but he says such actions are "very troublesome" and are going to "require america's attention." however, obama says the idea that the u.s. can solve syria's civil war is "overstated." the u.s. has previously confirmed chemical weapons use in syria, a step obama has said would cross a "red line." however, the american response has been minimal. in syria, the number of children made refugees by the war is now past the 1- million mark. according to two u.n. refugee and children's agencies, some 740-thousand of those children are under the age of 11. the office for the u.n. high commissioner for refugees says even after the children escape syria, they're traumatized, depressed and are in need of a reason for hope. in lebanon this morning. the israeli military says its
FOX
Aug 23, 2013 5:30pm EDT
community's credibility is at stake, president obama's credibility is at stake. >> we have heard of this redline crossed before, why is this different? >> the president president is looking to buy a little bit more time. is one thing,at what to do is another. we will look to some sort of punitive action. on the other hand, you want to send a message to wish our all assad, you want to punish him for this escalation. -- you want to send a message to punish bashar al-assad. >> he says he will not move forward without international consensus. how do you build that without the u.n., which is completely -- >> there is time to not only build the case, find out from the u n inspectors whether they will or will be allowed into the immediate area, but what can they find out about what happened. not be the united nations. in 1999, the u.n. was sidelined but you had nato. you go back to libya, the started with the invitation from the arab league. legitimizing vehicles are necessarily available, that means you will have to look at the countries turkey,round syria like jordan, israel. they wil
FOX News
Aug 22, 2013 11:00pm PDT
tuned and we'll find out. fia . >> so it has been almost exactly a year after president obama warned syria that using chemical weapons would cross a red line. there are signs that the regime just used chemical weapons again. but the obama administration has not made a decision on whether or not to pull aid. so what is the administration going to do now? and does it even matter anymore? charles krauthammer speaks about the american policy in the middle east. >> the only constant in all of this is obama as a candidate, as a senator, decided we should be out of these wars. we should be out of the middle east. he repeats it over and over again and pretends it is true. and that is the constant, we're not in iraq or syria, we're getting killed in libya. we're not doing anything. all the other actors are in play, the iranians, hezbollah, we are irrelevant. >> so that is one person's point of view. but it is not just democrats who wanted out of the wars or let's get out of the middle east. i mean, isn't this what a lot of people have said they wanted? >> sure, charles is brilliant but wrong.
MSNBC
Aug 22, 2013 6:00pm PDT
obama that day got a phone call in the morning telling him that his grandmother had just died. she had died at the apartment in hawaii where he had lived with her for a time when he was a boy. he had been raised partially by his grandparents, by his mother's parents. he was very close to his grandparents. very close to his grandmother. this was the day before the presidential election in 2008 when she died. president obama took time that day to grieve on his own, then that night he came to north carolina just hours before the polls were due to open across the country. president obama did one last rally. a huge one. 25,000 people in the rain at the university of north carolina in charlotte. he talked about his grandmother that night. he said, she's gone home. she died peacefully in her sleep with my sister at her side. he said, i'm not going to talk about her too long, because it is hard for me to talk about. so with hours to go until election day, presidential candidate barack obama, that night before the election in 2008, he stood in the rain in charlotte and he cried during his speec
CNN
Aug 23, 2013 2:00pm PDT
shooting massacre guilty. we'll go live to fort hood, texas. >> plus, president obama's first comments on reports of terrifying chemical gas attacks in syria in an exclusive interview with cnn. details and chris cuomo about the horrific new images shocking the world. >> and the country's most dangerous job revealed. it has a death rate topping any other american profession. the details of a surprising new report just ahead. wolf blitzer is off. i'm jessica yellin, you're in "the situation room." >>> we begin now with breaking news out of fort hood, texas where a military jury has found army psychiatrist major nidal hasan guilty on 13 counts of murder and 32 counts of attempted murder in the november 2009 shooting rampage. the conviction makes him eligible for the death penalty. and cnn is in fort hood, texas. ed, you have been following this closely. what is next in all of this for nidal? >> well, you know, jessica, the verdict hardly has been a surprise given hasan's first word in the trial were that "clearly this evidence was going to show i was the shooter." the guilty verdicts toda
FOX News
Aug 22, 2013 7:00pm PDT
have no more for you on this. >> the obama administration refusing to say where its new u.n. ambassador was yesterday. we know where she was not. ambassador samantha power did not attend the emergency security council meeting on syria. we contacted the u.n. and they wouldn't tell us either other than the sort of prearranged trip or whatever it is. but is up important that she wasn't at this emergency meeting on syria, or is it insignificant? >> well, i'm surprised she's on vacation, to begin with. >> so prearranged trip means vacation? >> i think that's clearly what it is. i really think it's a form of child abuse for the obama administration to put people out to have to say that sort of thing. i didn't go on vacation because -- my recess appointment started august 1st. because there's a lot of work to do before the u.n. general assembly opens in the middle of september. plus i thought i ought to try and meet every other u.n. ambassador, meeting 190 people takes some time. so i'm surprised she was on vacation. i think it does make a difference. i think the real work of the u.n. ambassad
CSPAN
Aug 23, 2013 7:00am EDT
and northeast pennsylvania. we'll have more coverage today. the washington post writes obama proposes a college rating system. for decades magazines have rated colleges to help families navigate the higher education market. on thursday president obama proposed that the federal government rate the nation's schools to hold them accountable for performance and help bring soaring tuition under control. by the 2015 school year, obama says his administration will begin evaluating colleges own measures such as the average tuition they charge, the share of low income students they eroll and effectiveness in ensuring students graduate without too much debt. the president will seek congressional approval which prove difficult to steer more federal aid towards colleges. student in financial need my qualify for a larger pell grant. the result officials hope will be relief for families from college bill that's are three times as high as they were 30 years ago. even after adjusting for inflation. some of the figures here average tuition in fees $8600 or more. this is last year at public school. here's anothe
MSNBC
Aug 23, 2013 5:30am EDT
. you have the united states and you have the white house more specifically after president obama ordered the intelligence community to determine whether chemical weapons were used in that region. others have come out very kargically saying chemical weapons were used including israel and turkey. the united states nations has inspectors on the ground trying to get to the scene of that attack to determine if they were used and if so by who. over the course of the last several hours and several days rather, the evidence has come out suggesting that it was the regime at least according to activists but both the syrian governments are saying it was not the syrian regime. in fact at the united nations nations countries like russia and china have so far suggested there should be no rush to judgment who used these weapons. in fact, the russian government has hinted at the possibility that it was the syrian rebels themselves who used the chemical weapons so certainly a complex situation and whether or not it actually is determined that chemical weapons have been used it is going to be very
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